Managing GI bleeding from a created endoscopic omental patch

Post written by Ashish Sharma, MD, and Robert J. Sealock, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, USA. An 80-year-old male presented to the GI lab for an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for gall stone pancreatitis and high probability of choledocholithiasis. He developed an iatrogenic duodenal …

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Perforation closure using polyglycolic acid sheets and fibrin glue

Yoshiki Sakaguchi, MD, PhD, Yosuke Tsuji, MD, PhD, Kazuhiko Koike, MD, PhD, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, MD, PhD, and Kazuhiko Koike, MD, PhD from the University of Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan discuss their video case "Successful closure of a large perforation during colorectal ESD by application of polyglycolic acid sheets and fibrin glue." The shielding method with polyglycolic …

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